Wayne G. Hammond, is Assistant Librarian in the Chapin Library of Rare Books, Williams College, author of the standard bibliography of Tolkien's works, J.R.R. Tolkien: A Descriptive Bibliography (1993), and a regular contributor of Tolkien's notes to the journal Mythlore. He also lectures on the history of printing and illustration and is a practising book designer and graphic artist - making him the ideal co-author of the acclaimed study of Tolkien's paintings and drawings, J.R.R. Tolkien: Artist & Illustrator. His wife Christina Scull is the former librarian of Sir John Soane's Museum, London, author of The Soane Hogarths (1991) and the editor of the magazine The Tolkien Collector. The couple live in Williamstown, Massachusetts.